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the transportation system, military networks, and military systems. secretary panetta's remarks came yesterday in new york city. >> frank, five words. you deserve to be here. [applause] ladies and gentlemen, it is now and high honor to introduce the most talented, versatile, and experienced leaders in american government, a man who serves our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our times. i am sure secretary of defense, leon panetta thinks on his days in the u.s. army intelligence where he received the army accommodation metal. he chaired the house budget committee before moving on to be the director was office management budget. from there, president clinton tapped him to be white house chief of staff. as directer of central intelligence, leon pa panetta me many critical decisions, but more recently, one particularly outstanding, and a public contribution to the defense of the united states of america, and to our very own new york city. he oversaw the successful and daring mission that ended the life of one osama bin laden. [applause] thank you, mr. secretary. the persistence, courage
anti-bullying caucus. >>> a dire warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor that could virtually paralyze the nation. fox's jennifer griffin has the latest from the pentagon. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta warning of the growing threat of cyber attacks against the u.s. >> cyber attack perpetrated by nation states or violent extremist groups could be as destructive as the terrorist attack on 9/11. attack o >> reporter: this comes after a former government official said u.s. authorities believe iranian hackers are responsible for recent cyber attacks against major oil and gas companies in saudi arabia and qatar. >> the shamoon virus was probably the most destructive attack that the private sector has seen to date. these attacks mark a significant escalation of the cyber threat. >> reporter: secretary panetta saying if the u.s. detects an imminent cyber attack that can cause significant destruction, the military could take action. >> the department has developed the capability to conduct effective operation
by an enemy attack. today, leon panetta is warning of what he calls a similar threat. we reported in recent days how hackers are suspected of targeting a whole series of some of america's biggest things and secretary panetta says the united states is increasingly vulnerable to the foreign hackers. jennifer goodman has more live from the pentagon. >> secretary panetta believes that we are in a pre-9/11 moment. his warning and his message last night, appeared to be for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> secretary panetta is the first u.s. official to confirm to recent attacks. there was a virus that wiped out 30,000 files on computers with an icon of a burning american flag. >> iran has also taken the ability to use cyberspace to its advantage to current officials tell us that the recent attack on bank of america was a response from iran to recent sanctions against its oil industry. he also referenced a cyberattack that struck the saudia arabia stat
. >> ezra klein, thank you so much coming and talking to us. >>> defense secretary leon panetta is warning that the u.s. could soon face what he's calling a cyber pearl harbor. during a speech in new york city last night he said recent hackings targeting u.s. companies are showing vulnerabilities to threats against transportation, communication and banking. the pentagon says panetta is pushing for a cyber security bill that had been blocked in august. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. >>> to politics now. the biden/ryan debate paled in comparison to the debate between california congressman howard berman and brad sherman last night. you have got to watch this. we don't have that. we'll get that to you later. >>> it's going
. >>> 8:15. defense secretary leon panetta and general john allen are addressing the rise of insider attacks in afghanistan. panetta and allen are expected to speak to nato officials in brussels and explain what they are doing to stop the attacks. they say insurgeons are dressing in -- insurgents are dressing in of uniforms and attacking those forces training them. 53 coalition troop have -- troops have been killed. >>> tomorrow a congressional hearing will look into the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other american. lawmakers want to investigate allegations that stevens had requested additional securities. they want to know how five security agent as the compound became subpoena rated from stevens. >>> the north korean government says there is a warning in response to the recent agreement by the u.s. to have south korea to have missiles capable of hitting all of nouk. the north korean government says that agreement proves there is a lot to invade north korea. >>> a month to election day and it shows that mitt romney is gaining momentum -- gaining momentum. ail
the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supplies were found on a cargo jet intercepted by turkey earlier this week. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land on wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia said the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> 5:18. today test results could term whether a search will be called off for a missing girl in colorado. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park. detectives are trying to determin
of mitigating circumstances including that gabriel had no previous record. >>> defense secretary leon panetta says u.s. officials are investigating the arrest of two men reportedly connected to the deadly embassy attack in libya. the two tunisian men were arrested wednesday but it is unclear whether they are considered suspects. the u.s. ambassador to libya along with three other americans were killed in an attack on the embassy on september 11th. panetta says officials are still looking into whether the men were connected to al qaeda. >>> the fbi says friendly fire is likely to blame for the death of a federal agent in arizona. nicholas ivy was killed and another agent injured in tuesday's shooting. police have arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to an alarm that was going off near the arizona/mexico border when they came under fire. >>> a chinese factory that produces iphones is shut down for now as thousands of workers have gone on strike. the employees at fox con factory are upset over increased quality control demands and being forced to wo
panetta issues a chilling warning about computer hackers. a scenario he describes as a possible cyber pearl harbor that could be as destructive as the 9/11 attacks. we're live at the pentagon. >>> and hello, brooklyn. the legendary barbra streisand takes the stage in her hometown for the very first time. ♪ beneath the moon, the stars and under the sun ♪ >> a homecoming concert decades in the making today, friday, october 12th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lawer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. what a night. where were you doing the debate? >> right there in the second row of the yankee game in the bronx. i went to see the yankee game, but i tivoed this and watched it this morning. it was different. >> well, in your event there was a clear cut winner and loser. in this debate, unclear. it was definitely the only chance for a face-to-face showdown during this election f
, have about $225 billion of cuts spread across government and secretary panetta said we can find savings. just don't give us a number that's too ugly or big. there are specifics and things we can do this year to avoid the sequestration effect. >> mr. kaine, this week the u.s. supreme court is going to tackle the issue of affirmative action. do you think a college applicant's race should be a factor in whether or not they're admitted to a virginia college? >> the supreme court will tackle this case, which i think they last sort of dealt with in two cases from the university of michigan in the early part of the 2000's. the issue there and issue spending today, do our public colleges accept students and student body that sort of look like the state or look like the population they serve? my kids have gone to the public schools in richmond. they've come up in classrooms that are extremely diverse. they've gotten really good academic education but they've also really gotten spectacular education in living with the folks who are the real virginia today. we're increasingly diverse state and tha
something about, i think. and that is the sequester. now, we know that mr. panetta, our secretary of defense, has said the sequester would be a disaster. as it would be. and i refer to him for chapter and verse about the size of the navy, the air force, the army. where did that originate? where did that idea come from? turns out it came from the white house. turns out mr. jack lew had a meeting with senator reid and congresswoman pelosi and suggested this. and initially, apparently, they weren't too keen on the idea until defense was thrown in. now, how much does defense really amount to percentage wise in terms of the problem we as a nation face? if you talk about given budgetary spending every year, discretionary spending, defense is pretty nigh on 50%. if you talk about the real problem which includes entitlements, defense is 14%. if you look at the $55-odd billion coming out of the sequester, that works out to about 1.4% of our overall problem. but better than 10% of the defense budget. now, are you going to tell me that the solution to our national financial problems is cutting defense?
sandell, westminster, colorado. >>> a dire warning from defense secretary leon panetta, calling this is a pre-9/11 moment. he urged leaders to beef up defenses against computer hackers. he says that hackers in iran and china are becoming more sophisticated, making u.s. transportation, power and financial networks increasingly vulnerable. >>> and the first lawsuit has been filed in connection with the meningitis outbreak. 14 people have died. 170 people have become sick in the 11 states you see highlighted. but 14,000 could still be at risk. federal and state officials in massachusetts say they lack clear authority to crack down on the pharmacy blames for the outbreak, even though safety concerns were raised in the past. >>> and this year's nobel peace prize has been announced. and the winner is, the european union. the nobel committee praised the e.u. for six decades of peace, democracy and human rights. >>> and finally, an eye-opening mystery in south florida. look at washed up at the beach at pompano. an eye the size of a softball. here's the thing. marine biologists think it
secretary of defense, leon panetta, publicly excoriated lt. colonel matthew dooley, saying that this teaching of this course was offensive, was unprofessional, and now, continuing on with the whole appeasement of the muslim group, they basically shut down the course, fired lt. colonel matthew dempsey from the position, and then ordered what was called a negative oer. which is an officer evaluation report. what is really troubling, up until this time. lt. colonel dooley, who was a 1994 graduate of the united states military academy at west point. he served as an aide-de-camp of three separate generals and his entire career has been characterized by outstanding performance and they've indicated he should be be promoted. he has unlimited potential. >> peter: let's talk about his promotion. his promotions are going to be blocked as a result of this. >> yes. >> peter: and your organization has taken a very strong position against general dempsey. you basically say he is advocated to the forces of sharia and islam in the world in not allowing lt. colonel dooley to teach at joint
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